Blackstar FLY 3 Stereo Pack 3Wx2 Two Stereo Speaker Guitar Amplifier
Blackstar FLY 3 Stereo Pack 3Wx2 Two Stereo Speaker Guitar Amplifier
3Wx2 Two Stereo Speaker Guitar Amp with Battery with Effects
The FLY Stereo Pack includes the FLY 3 mini amp, a FLY 103 extension cabinet and a power supply. Combined together, the FLY 3 and FLY 103 make a 6 Watt stereo amp for guitar or music playback – perfect as a set of portable speakers or for using at home as pc speakers.
- Pack contains FLY 3, FLY 103, plus power supply
- 6W stereo set-up perfect for use as PC speakers and MP3 playback
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
1. Read these instructions.
2. Keep these instructions.
3. Heed all warnings.
4. Follow all instructions.
5. Do not use this apparatus near water.
6. Clean only with dry cloth.
7. Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
8. Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other
apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce heat.
9. Only use attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer.
10. Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused for long periods of time.
11. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is required when the apparatus
has been damaged in any way, such as power-supply cord or plug is damaged, liquid
has been spilled or objects have fallen into the apparatus, the apparatus has been
exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate normally, or has been dropped.
“TO COMPLETELY DISCONNECT THIS APPARATUS FROM THE AC MAINS,
DISCONNECT THE POWER SUPPLY CORD PLUG FROM THE AC RECEPTACLE”.
“WARNING: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT
EXPOSE THIS APPARATUS TO RAIN OR MOISTURE. THE APPARATUS SHALL
NOT BE EXPOSED TO DRIPPING OR SPLASHING AND THAT OBJECTS FILLED
WITH LIQUIDS, SUCH AS VASES, SHALL NOT BE PLACED ON APPARATUS”.
This apparatus is for professional use only!
Important safety information!
READ THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION CAREFULLY. SAVE ALL
INSTRUCTIONS FOR FUTURE REFERENCE!
Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product!
Do not open the equipment case. There are no user serviceable parts in this
equipment. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel.
Clean only with a dry cloth.
Condensation can form on the inside of an amplifier if it is moved from a cold
environment to a warmer location. Before switching the unit on, it is recommended
that the unit be allowed to reach room temperature.
Unauthorised modification of this equipment is expressly forbidden by Blackstar
Never push objects of any kind into ventilation slots on the equipment casing.
Do not expose this apparatus to rain, liquids or moisture of any type.
Do not place this product on an unstable trolley, stand or table. The product may
fall, causing serious damage to the product or to persons!
This product should not be placed near a source of heat such as a stove, radiator,
or another heat producing amplifier.
Use only the supplied power cord which is compatible with the mains voltage
supply in your area.
Power supply cords should always be handled carefully and should be replaced
if damaged in any way.
Never break off the earth (ground) pin on the power supply cord.
The PSU-1 power supply cord should be unplugged when the unit is to be unused
for long periods of time.
An apparatus with Class 1 construction should be connected to a mains socket
outlet with a protective earthing connection.
The mains plug of the power supply cord should remain readily accessible.
A warning that batteries (battery pack or batteries installed) shall not be exposed
to excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or the like.
Attension should be drawn to the environmental aspects of battery disposal.
Only use the approved Blackstar PSU-1 AC/DC power supply.
High headphone levels can cause permanent hearing damage. You should
therefore avoid the direct vicinity of loudspeakers operating at high levels. Wear
hearing protection if continuously exposed to high levels.
If the product does not operate normally when the operating instructions are
followed, then refer the product to a qualified service engineer.
The U.S. Government´s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
has specified the following permissible noise level exposures:
Duration Per Day In Hours Sound Level dBA, Slow Response
¼ or less 115
According to OSHA, any exposure in excess of the above permissible limits could
result in some hearing loss.
Thank you for purchasing this Blackstar FLY Series amplifier.
The FLY 3 is an innovative mini amp which packs all the great tones of Blackstar
products into one compact, portable amplifier – perfect for practice when on the
go; the FLY 3 also includes the Blackstar-exclusive ISF circuit, which gives you
infinite possibilities for changing the tone of your amp. You can either plug in your
phone, MP3 player, laptop or tablet into the FLY 3 and jam along to your favourite
songs, or go “cable free” with the FLY 3 Bluetooth.
The FLY 103 is a mini cabinet which, when connected to the FLY 3, creates a
stereo sound for your guitar playing and music; a perfect combination for creating
big sound and great tone whilst jamming, it also gives great output when used
with other devices via the MP3 / LINE IN socket.
Like all Blackstar products, the FLY 3/FLY 103 is the result of countless hours of
painstaking research and development by our world-class design team; based in
Northampton (UK), the Blackstar team are all experienced musicians themselves,
and the sole aim of the development process when creating our products is to
provide guitarists with ultimate tools for self-expression.
All Blackstar products are subjected to extensive laboratory and road testing to
ensure that they are truly uncompromising in terms of quality, reliability and above
all – TONE!
If you like what you hear and want to find out more about the Blackstar range of
products, please visit our website at www.blackstaramps.com.
The Blackstar Team
The FLY 3 is a compact mini amp with big TONE. Combining two channels, our
patented Infinite Shape Feature (ISF) and a tape delay it’s the perfect take-anywhere
The patented ISF circuit gives you unlimited adjustment over the characteristics of
your tone and takes you from the USA to the UK and anywhere in-between.
The MP3 / Line In jack allows you to connect your FLY 3 to a music device and
jam along to your favourite tunes and the FLY 3 Bluetooth makes connecting to an
external device even easier.
All the FLY 3 Mini amps make a great speaker for your phone, tablet or PC / laptop.
A fully specified speaker emulated output allows you to get great tone to tape or
disk, or through headphones.
Capable of being powered by batteries, you can take your FLY 3 with you wherever
you go and always get ‘the sound in your head’!
amplifier (hence the term ‘Discoverable’) and can make a request to pair.
Whilst the Bluetooth LED is flashing slowly, go to the Bluetooth Settings page
of your Bluetooth device and look for your FLY 3 Bluetooth amplifier in the list of
available devices. Your amplifier will be identified as ‘FLY 3 BT’. When ‘FLY 3 BT’
appears, simply select this device and wait a few moments for the pairing to be
made. You will hear an audible tone from the amplifier to indicate that a device has
been successfully connected.
If a pairing has not been made within the Discoverable Mode timeout window, the
Bluetooth connectivity will switch off and will wait for user input in order to attempt a
new pairing. Simply press and hold the Bluetooth switch again to enter Discoverable
Mode and restart the pairing process.
Pressing the Bluetooth switch while in Discoverable Mode will put your FLY 3
Bluetooth amplifier into Scanning Mode.
Scanning Mode (fast LED flash)
Scanning Mode is used to reconnect any previously paired Bluetooth devices to
your FLY 3 Bluetooth if they have travelled out of range or have been disconnected.
Ensure your previously paired Bluetooth device has Bluetooth connectivity switched
on. Press the Bluetooth switch once to put the FLY 3 Bluetooth into Scanning Mode;
your amplifier will ‘scan’ for previously paired devices within range and attempt to
reconnect, starting with the device that was most recently connected. You will hear
an audible tone from the amplifier to indicate that a device has been successfully
If you have previously paired any Bluetooth Devices to your FLY 3 Bluetooth amplifier
it will power on in Scanning Mode. If your Bluetooth device is within range and has
Bluetooth connectivity switched on, your amplifier will automatically reconnect to
your device, allowing you to start streaming your music straight away.
Pressing the Bluetooth switch from Scanning Mode will set your amplifier to
Discoverable Mode in order to begin pairing a new device.
At any time, you may disconnect your Bluetooth device from your amplifier by either
pressing and holding the Bluetooth switch on the amplifier front panel for 3 seconds
or switching off the Bluetooth functionality of your device. You will hear an audible
tone from the amplifier to indicate that a device has been disconnected.
13. Bluetooth LED
The Bluetooth LED indicates which mode the Bluetooth is in (Discoverable/
Scanning). When the Bluetooth LED is unlit the Bluetooth connectivity is not active.
1. DC Input (PSU-1)
Connect external Power supply here
ONLY USE A BLACKSTAR APPROVED POWER SUPPLY (PSU-1)
6.5V 1.5A min.
2. Battery Compartment
Insert batteries here for portable use. We recommend using
rechargeable (NiMH) or Alkaline batteries in your FLY 3 to
get the most out of using it on the go.
6 x AA batteries (rechargeable).
3. Extension Cabinet (FLY103)
Connect your FLY 3 to a FLY 103
using the FLY 103’s built-in cable to
create a 6W stereo set-up.
(Extension cabinet sold separately)
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